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by Alice Walker
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Topics: African American women -- Fiction., Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Fiction., Abused wives --...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival
Topics: African American women, Adult child sexual abuse victims, Abused wives, Sisters
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Authors, American, African American authors, Feminism,...
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by Alice Walker
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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The lives of two sister--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
Topics: Blacks, Blacks, African American women, Sisters
Source: inlibrary
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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A paperback
Topic: African American women
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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The lives of two sister--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
Topics: Blacks, Blacks, African American women, Sisters
Books to Borrow
by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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favorite 3
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Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival
Topics: African American women, Adult child sexual abuse victims, Abused wives, Sisters, Domestic fiction,...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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A paperback
Topic: American fiction
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Topics: African American women, Sisters, Large type books
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Journal (April 17, 1984) -- Am I blue? -- Father -- Trying to see my sister -- Dummy in the window -- Longing to die of old age -- Old artist -- My big brother Bill -- Journal (August 1984) -- Coming in from the cold -- Oppressed hair puts a ceiling on the brain -- Dear Joanna -- In the closet of the soul -- Journal (August 1983, October 1983, January 1984) -- Name is sometimes an ancestor saying Hi, I'm with you -- Thousand words -- Journey to nine miles -- My daughter smokes -- On Seeing red...
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, African American women, African American women, Essays
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by Alice Walker
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Three couples, two in crisis, talk about themselves and reconstruct the missing pieces of the past and in the end, they deeply affect one another. Transcending the conventions of time and place, Walker's novel moves from contemporary America, England, and Africa to unfamiliar primal worlds, where women, men, and animals socialize in surprising ways. The author of The Color Purple has created a mesmerizing novel of vision and spirit
Topic: African Americans
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Three couples, two in crisis, talk about themselves and reconstruct the missing pieces of the past and in the end, they deeply affect one another. Transcending the conventions of time and place, Walker's novel moves from contemporary America, England, and Africa to unfamiliar primal worlds, where women, men, and animals socialize in surprising ways. The author of The Color Purple has created a mesmerizing novel of vision and spirit
Topic: African Americans
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Authors,...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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Introduction -- Roselily -- Am I blue? -- The color purple, an excerpt -- Appendices
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, African Americans, Prohibited books
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Authors, American, African...
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A novel on two black sisters whose father forbids teen sex and when one engages in it gives her a hiding. The novel explores "the ways in which a woman's denied sexuality leads to the loss of the much-prized and necessary original self." By the author of The Color Purple
Topics: African Americans, Indians of Mexico
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Speaking from the heart on a wide range of topics - religion and the spirit, writing and language, families and identity, politics and social change - Walker begins with a moving autobiographical essay in which she describes her own spiritual growth and the roots of her activism, including reflections about religion in The Color Purple. She goes on to explore many important private and public issues: being a daughter and raising one, dreadlocks, banned books, civil rights, gender communication,...
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice (1944-...), Walker, Alice, Politisches Handeln
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A well-published, numerous-times-divorced woman leaves her lover to embark on a personal journey that begins on the Colorado River and traverses through her past and into her future, while her lover begins his own parallel voyage. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Separation (Psychology), Shamanism, Travelers, Love stories
Includes index
Topics: Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Authors, American, Film...
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247, 228, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: African American women -- Fiction, African American men -- Fiction, Civil rights movements --...
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A novel on two black sisters whose father forbids teen sex and when one engages in it gives her a hiding. The novel explores "the ways in which a woman's denied sexuality leads to the loss of the much-prized and necessary original self." By the author of The Color Purple
Topics: African Americans, Indians of Mexico
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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xii, 290 pages : 25 cm
Topics: African American women Fiction, Epistolary fiction, Sisters Fiction, Southern States, Abused wives...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944-
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261 p
Topic: Noires -- Romans, nouvelles, etc
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xviii, 397 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: Noires américaines, Féminisme, African American women authors, African American authors,...
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222 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Indians of Mexico -- Mixed descent -- Fiction, African Americans --...
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by Walker, Alice, 1944- author
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x, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: African American women -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, Female circumcision -- Fiction,...